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Cometary Studies Asteroidal Studies

1990 …2020

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Projects

Research Output

Investigating Gravitational Collapse of a Pebble Cloud to form Transneptunian Binaries

Robinson, J., Fraser, W., Fitzsimmons, A. & Lacerda, P., 08 Aug 2020, (Accepted) In : Astronomy & Astrophysics.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 174P/Echeclus and its Blue Coma Observed Post-Outburst

    Seccull, T., Fraser, W. C., Puzia, T. H., Fitzsimmons, A. & Cupani, G., 01 Feb 2019, In : Astronomical Journal. 157, 2, 11 p., 88.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
  • 1 Citation (Scopus)
    145 Downloads (Pure)

    2I/Borisov: A C2 depleted interstellar comet

    Opitom, C., Fitzsimmons, A., Jehin, E., Moulane, Y., Hainaut, O., Meech, K. J., Yang, B., Snodgrass, C., Micheli, M., Keane, J. V., Benkhaldoun, Z. & Kleyna, J. T., 06 Nov 2019, In : Astronomy and Astrophysics. 631, 5 p., L8.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
  • 17 Citations (Scopus)
    64 Downloads (Pure)

    ASIME 2018 White Paper. In-Space Utilisation of Asteroids: Asteroid Composition -- Answers to Questions from the Asteroid Miners

    Graps, A. L., Abbud-Madrid, A., Abell, P., Barucci, A., Beck, P., Bonal, L., Bonin, G., Risan Borgersen, Ø., Britt, D., Campins, H., Cannon, K., Carnelli, I., Carry, B., Crawford, I., de Leon, J., Drube, L., Donaldson-Hanna, K., Elvis, M., Fitzsimmons, A., Galache, JL. & 24 others, Green, S. F., Thimo Grundmann, J., Herique, A., Hestroffer, D., Hsieh, H., Kereszturi, A., Kueppers, M., Lewicki, C., Lin, Y., Mainzer, A., Michel, P., Moon, H-K., Nakamura, T., Penttila, A., Pursiainen, S., Raymond, C., Reddy, V., Rivkin, A., Sercel, J., Stickle, A., Tanga, P., Takala, M., Wirtz, T. & Wu, Y., 01 Apr 2019

    Research output: Book/ReportOther report

  • Detection of CN gas in Interstellar Object 2I/Borisov

    Fitzsimmons, A., Hainaut, O., Meech, K. J., Jehin, E., Moulane, Y., Opitom, C., Yang, B., Keane, J. V., Kleyna, J. T., Micheli, M. & Snodgrass, C., 25 Oct 2019, In : Astrophysical Journal Letters. 855, 1, 6 p., L9.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
  • 26 Citations (Scopus)
    90 Downloads (Pure)

    Prizes

    Group Achievement Award, member of the SuperWASP Team.

    Fitzsimmons, Alan (Recipient), 2010

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

    Sir Arthur Clarke Award for Space Achievement – Academic Study/Research 2019

    Fitzsimmons, Alan (Recipient), Bannister, Michele (Recipient) & Wesley Fraser (Recipient), 14 Nov 2019

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

  • Activities

    Europlanet Science Congress 2020

    Alan Fitzsimmons (Member of programme committee)

    21 Sep 202009 Oct 2020

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

    Public Talk - The AIDA project

    Alan Fitzsimmons (Invited speaker)

    09 Jul 2020

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    Didymos Observers Workshop 2020

    Alan Fitzsimmons (Speaker)

    25 Jun 2020

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

    Public Talks - Interstellar Objects and Hera

    Alan Fitzsimmons (Invited speaker)

    26 Jan 202027 Jan 2020

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    Didymos Observers Workshop 2020

    Alan Fitzsimmons (Member of the organising committee)

    22 Jun 202025 Jun 2020

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

    Press / Media

    BBC Sky at Night Interview - Who Owns the Sky?

    Alan Fitzsimmons

    14/06/2020

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities

    Interviewed in Chemistry World - Asteroid Science

    Alan Fitzsimmons

    11/05/2020

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Expert Comment

    BBC Sky At Night - Science under lockdown

    Alan Fitzsimmons

    10/05/2020

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities

    U105 Interview - Flyby of Near-Earth Asteroid 1998 OR2

    Alan Fitzsimmons

    27/04/2020

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Expert Comment

    BBC Radio Foyle - Biggest explosion since the big bang

    Alan Fitzsimmons

    28/02/2020

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Expert Comment

    Impact

    Engaging the Public in Science and Increasing Awareness of Physics and Astronomy

    Alan Fitzsimmons (Participant), Samuel Duddy (Participant), Henry Hsieh (Participant), Stephen Smartt (Participant), Stephen Lowry (Participant), Heather Cegla (Participant), Sergiy Shelyag (Participant), Victoria Moulds (Participant), Michail Mathioudakis (Participant), Don Pollacco (Participant), John Burton (Participant) & Christopher Watson (Participant)

    Impact: Societial Impact

    Thesis

    High Contrast Imaging: Exoplanet and Low Stellar Mass Populations

    Author: Durkan, S., Apr 2018

    Supervisor: Watson, C. A. (Supervisor) & Fitzsimmons, A. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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    Revealing Refractory Materials on Trans-Neptunian Objects and Centaurs via Reflectance Spectroscopy

    Author: Seccull, T., Jul 2020

    Supervisor: Fitzsimmons, A. (Supervisor) & Watson, C. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

    The Origin and Evolution of Transneptunian Binaries

    Author: Robinson, J., 30 Apr 2020

    Supervisor: Fitzsimmons, A. (Supervisor), Fraser, W. (Supervisor), Lacerda, P. (Supervisor) & Sim, S. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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